United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
Describe reform movements and changing social conditions during the Progressive Era in the United States.
Identifying political reforms of Progressive movement leaders, including Theodore Roosevelt and the establishment of the national park system.
Identifying social reforms of the Progressive movement, including efforts by Jane Adams, Clara Barton, and Julia Tutwiler.
Recognizing goals of the early civil rights movement and the purpose of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Explaining Progressive movement provisions of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twenty-first Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
Identify causes and consequences of World War I and reasons for the United States’ entry into the war.
Describing military and civilian roles in the United States during World War I.
Explaining roles of important persons associated with World War I, including Woodrow Wilson and Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Analyzing technological advances of the World War I era for their impact on modern warfare.
Locating on a map major countries involved in World War I and boundary changes after the war.
Identify cultural and economic developments in the United States from 1900 through the 1930s.
Describing the emergence of the modern woman during the early 1900s.
Identifying notable persons of the early 1900s.
Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
By the end of Grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the Grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.